But what about the day-to-day realities of being on a team when there’s no adrenaline fueling a sense of urgency, and no life-impacting goal galvanizing team members into a cohesive whole?
There are five factors that impact team performance, whether in a crisis or simply in day-to-day operations.
Don’t waste time and energy complaining about bad luck or what’s going wrong. Be aware of problems, but put your focus on what’s right; then you can take advantage of the factors working in your favor.
Clear language, concise, specific requests, and double-checking for understanding aren’t just “nice to have.” Whether you’re in crisis or in your standard day-to-day process, focusing on clear communication should always be a priority for your team.